|Victoria Byers said that as a teenager, her group home took her to So Cal Health Services in Riverside, California, for rehab even though she didn't drink or do drugs.|
Byers couldn’t figure out why she had to take drug tests and sit in group therapy sessions on addiction at So Cal Health Services, a clinic tucked in an office park in Riverside, California.
“And I told them, you know, ‘Why should I be here? I have no drug issue,’ ” said Byers, now a slow-to-smile 22-year-old.
The director of Byers’ group home confirmed Byers was clean but said she sent all six girls under her care to the clinic because she didn’t have enough staff to separate those with substance abuse problems.
The arrangement was strange. It was also a scam. (more...)